The DCHS basketball teams dropped a pair of district games at York Institute Tuesday night. The Lady Tigers lost 45 to 35 and the Tigers were defeated by the Dragons 49 to 45.
In the girls game, York Institute led 8 to 6 after the 1st period. The game was tied at 19 by halftime. DeKalb County fell behind 32 to 28 by the end of the 3rd period and lost 45 to 35.
Joni Robinson scored 7. Mallori Hart, Emme Colwell, Mya Ruch, and Lydia Brown each scored 6 and Madison Parsley and Sophie Cripps each scored 2.
In the boys game, the Tigers trailed 12 to 8 after the 1st period and 26 to 25 at halftime. The game was tied at 38 by the end of the 3rd period and the Dragons went on to win 49 to 45 over the Tigers.
Austin Johnson scored 20 for the Tigers. Nathan Atkins 7. Trey Jones 6. Tanner Poss 5. Colter Norris had 4 and Marshal Evins with 3 points.
DeKalb County will host Cannon County Friday night, January 26 starting with the girls game at 6 p.m. WJLE plans LIVE coverage.